Hairspray Live! promises to be a true television event, just as Fox's Grease Live! NBC's The Wiz were before it.

In anticipation of the live musical's December airing, we compiled a gallery of photos showcasing the cast in-character.

Hairspray Live! stars Ariana GrandeJennifer Hudson, Dove Cameron, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Harvey Fierstein, Garrett Clayton, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Ephraim Sykes and newcomer Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad.

Check out photos above to see the cast of Hairspray Live! and be sure to tune in when it airs on NBC on December 7 at 8PM EST.